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David F. Hales: October 2009
President, College of the Atlantic

David F. Hales: October 2009

David F. Hales is the president of the College of the Atlantic in Maine, which in 2007 became the first U.S. higher education institution to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Scientifically sound, but still problematic

Offsets are scientifically sound, but insufficient to the fundamental change needed. The science behind the offset concept is straightforward and easy to understand. There is only one atmosphere; all emissions, when accurately measured in greenhouse gas equivalents, have equal impact....

By David F. Hales | October 26, 2009; 01:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Prize Won't Impact Obama's Climate Policies

The impact of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Barak Obama will have absolutely no impact on his personal commitment to addressing the challenge of climate change, or on the positions of the United States.   Likely to...

By David F. Hales | October 13, 2009; 02:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Politics are Insufficient to Meeting Climate Change Challenges

The greatest challenge for the United States will be to ignore the political past, and develop our positions and negotiate as if the quality of our children's lives depended on the outcome... for the simple reason that it does.  Most...

By David F. Hales | October 6, 2009; 10:57 PM ET | Comments (2)

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